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Set yourself apart from the rest with an MBA from Bond

Bond University’s Master of Business Administration (Specialisation) prepares you for challenges anywhere in the world and was ranked among the top 10 MBA programs in Australia by students in the 2017 Australian Financial Review Boss MBA Rankings. An MBA is one of the most prestigious postgraduate qualifications and is highly regarded worldwide offering the opportunity to get more from your career, move up the ladder or change industry. In this program you will choose a specialisation in Finance, Marketing, International Business, Digital Business or Big Data. Bond offers one of the most culturally diverse cohorts in the world with over 20 nationalities are represented providing you with cross-cultural experiences while you study and rich global networks.

*2017 Australian Financial Review Boss MBA Rankings - Student Satisfaction

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What our students say

Jennifer Cronin

MBA Phd Alumna, President Elect, Marco Polo Hotels

[Bond] set me up for business leadership that I couldn’t have got at any other university… I knew that it had an entrepreneurial flair and spirit and I could learn from that and I could thrive from that.

Jennifer Cronin

MBA Phd Alumna, President Elect, Marco Polo Hotels

[Bond] set me up for business leadership that I couldn’t have got at any other university… I knew that it had an entrepreneurial flair and spirit and I could learn from that and I could thrive from that.

Melanie Wright

MBA Graduate, Olympic Gold Medallist

Having small class sizes made each lecture interactive and allowed me to gain so much more from my professors, and I have also been able to network and develop great friendships with many of my classmates and colleagues.

Melanie Wright

MBA Graduate, Olympic Gold Medallist

Having small class sizes made each lecture interactive and allowed me to gain so much more from my professors, and I have also been able to network and develop great friendships with many of my classmates and colleagues.

Tim Tews

MBA Student

The insight you get from a study tour is something you just can’t learn from reading a textbook or sitting in a classroom. The amount I learnt in one week in Silicon Valley was amazing and I’m still thinking about how I can apply the knowledge and information I gained.

Tim Tews

MBA Student

The insight you get from a study tour is something you just can’t learn from reading a textbook or sitting in a classroom. The amount I learnt in one week in Silicon Valley was amazing and I’m still thinking about how I can apply the knowledge and information I gained.

Key features

  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support
  • Finish your degree sooner. Study 5 semesters (1 year and 8 months)
  • Our programs are developed and delivered by world leading academics

About the program

You can add a specialisation to the MBA program by undertaking an additional semester of study. You will graduate with an MBA (Specialisation) Finance or Marketing or International Business or Digital Business or Big Data or Tourism and Hotel Management Specialisation. A specialisation enables you to combine a generalist MBA program with a focused discipline-based area of study. Show more

You can add a specialisation to the MBA program by undertaking an additional semester of study. You will graduate with an MBA (Specialisation) Finance or Marketing or International Business or Digital Business or Big Data or Tourism and Hotel Management Specialisation. A specialisation enables you to combine a generalist MBA program with a focused discipline-based area of study. A specialisation is useful if you are planning to use the MBA for a career change or if you just want more knowledge in that area. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration5 semesters (1 year 8 months)
Starting semesters
  • January 2019
  • May 2019
  • September 2019
  • January 2020
  • May 2020
  • September 2020
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaBusiness and Commerce
Program codeBN-13083
CRICOS code065679D
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:

  • 2018 fees: $14,078 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
  • 2019 fees: $14,592 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic entry requirements

We focus on creating a complementary cohort of students drawn from diverse backgrounds and cultures. You will need to demonstrate strong academic achievement as well as the potential and motivation to assume global leadership roles. Each application is assessed on an individual basis.

Entry into the MBA requires the following:

  • Minimum three years’ work experience
  • Quality undergraduate degree from a recognised institution.
  • Cover letter detailing your career goals, future ambitions and experience.
  • Two professional referee reports.
  • Interview with the program director may be required.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.

 

Specialisations

Complete four subjects from one of the following specialisations:

 

Program variations

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